Text: H.R.1413 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[H.R. 1413 Introduced in House (IH)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1413

To authorize appropriations for the SelectUSA Initiative, and for other 
                               purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             April 9, 2013

   Mr. Ruiz introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                    Committee on Energy and Commerce

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                                 A BILL


 
To authorize appropriations for the SelectUSA Initiative, and for other 
                               purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``SelectUSA Authorization Act of 
2013''.

SEC. 2. SELECTUSA INITIATIVE DEFINED.

    In this Act, the term ``SelectUSA Initiative'' means the SelectUSA 
Initiative established by Executive Order 13577 of June 15, 2011.

SEC. 3. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SELECTUSA INITIATIVE.

    There is authorized to be appropriated for the SelectUSA Initiative 
$17,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018.

SEC. 4. REPORTS AND NOTIFICATIONS TO CONGRESS.

    The Secretary of Commerce shall, not later than December 31 of 
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, submit to Congress a report on the 
activities of the SelectUSA Initiative during the preceding fiscal 
year. Each such report shall include the following:
            (1) The grantees and projects to which assistance was 
        provided under the SelectUSA Initiative during the preceding 
        fiscal year, and the amount and type of assistance provided to 
        each such grantee and project.
            (2) The number of foreign firms that relocated to the 
        United States during the preceding fiscal year as a result of 
        the activities of the SelectUSA Initiative.
            (3) Any findings that are made by the SelectUSA Initiative 
        in conducting its activities and are relevant to promoting the 
        United States as a destination for the location of 
        manufacturing.
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